Discussion: Epidemiology and environment

  • William W. Eaton
Conference paper


The four papers represent widely varying perspectives and data. They are all informative, but it is difficult to draw a general summary message that applies to all. Therefore I comment on each one individually, making comparisons and drawing common conclusions where possible.


Sickle Cell Anemia Social Identity Bacterial Meningitis Social Space Social Rank 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William W. Eaton
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  1. 1.Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public HealthJohns Hopkins UniversityUK

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